The fall AOGA conference will be held August 31 – September 1, 2022. AOGA is excited to bring you yet another content-packed agenda for this year’s conference! The fall agenda will be updated soon, to see what it is all about, view some of our great sessions from our January 12, 2022, event below!

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

**(Subject to Change – Updated 1.11.22)

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Registration Opens Sponsored by Alaska Frontier Constructors, Inc.

Exhibit Hall Opens Sponsored by Hilcorp

BreakfastSponsored by Torcsill Foundations

Morning Espresso Cart – Sponsored by Delta Constructors LLC


7:00am - 8:00am

API State of American Energy – Livestreamed Event

  • Opening – Megan Bloomgren, SVP Communications, API
  • Progress Is Made In America – Amanda Eversole, EVP & COO, API
  • Energy Connects Us All – Roundtable Discussion
  • State Of American Energy Address – Mike Sommers, President & CEO, API
  • Q&A – Mike Sommers, President & CEO, API
    – Amy Travieso Loveng, Senior Director, Federal Relations, API


“Pathways to Advocating for Responsible Development” (Video)

  • Daniel Turner, Power the Future
  • Caroline Lobdell, Executive Director, Western Resources Legal Center
  • Moderator: John Hendrix, Furie/HEX LLC President and CEO


Morning BreakSponsored by Santos



“Politics in 2022: Pathways to Compromise and Progress”

  • Matt Rhoades, Co-CEO, CGCN Group
  • Amy Walter, National Editor, Cook Political Report
  • Moderator: Sarah Erkmann Ward, APR, President, Blueprint Alaska


Exhibit Hall BreakJoin Us in the Exhibit Hall



Keynote Luncheon  Sponsored by Marathon Petroleum Corporation

“Making Pathways in the House” (Video)

  • Honorable Don Young, U.S. Representative, attending virtually

“Difference a Decade Makes – Will Progress Continue?” (Video)

  • Rich Ruggiero, IN3NERGY, attending virtually

“Making Pathways in DC” (Video)

  • Honorable Dan Sullivan, U.S. Senator, attending virtually

Presentation: AOGA Scholarship (Video) 
Presentation: Rising Star Award (Video)Sponsored by Leonardo DRS 



Exhibit Hall BreakJoin Us in the Exhibit Hall

Afternoon Espresso Cart – Sponsored by ASRC Energy Services





“Paving Pathways: Legislative Efforts to Achieve Long-Term Success of Industry in Alaska” (Video)

  • Senate President Peter Micciche, Alaska State Legislature
  • Speaker of the House Louise Stutes, Alaska State Legislature, attending virtually
  • Moderator: Rachel Bylsma, AOGA External Affairs Manager


Afternoon Break – Sponsored by Anchorage Daily News



“Making the Pitch for Progress: Positioning Alaska as an Arctic Energy Leader” (Video)– Sponsored by Hecla Greens Creek Mining Company

  • Honorable Lisa Murkowski, U.S. Senator, attending virtually
  • Moderator: Kara Moriarty, President/CEO, AOGA


 “ANCSA turns 50: Past Progress, Future Prosperity” (Video)



Closing ReceptionSponsored by Alyeska Pipeline Service Company

About AOGA

The Alaska Oil and Gas Association (AOGA) is a nonprofit, professional trade association whose mission is to foster the long-term viability of the oil and gas industry for the benefits of all Alaskans. We represent the majority of companies that are exploring, developing, producing, refining, or marketing oil and gas on the North Slope, in the Cook Inlet, and in the offshore areas of Alaska.